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If you want to plan a special weekend getaway, nothing beats a posh hotel. Denver has a fine selection of five star hotels that attract even the most fickle consumers. All of them are close to some of the most popular downtown attractions, and they feature dining and bars that are as popular with locals as they are with visitors. Treat yourself to a night away from home at one of these luxury hotels. You’ll be so comfortable, you’ll never want to leave.

Four Seasons Denver
1111 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 389-3000

One of the premier names in luxury hotels, the Four Seasons is one of the newer additions to downtown Denver. Its location near the theater district and the Colorado Convention Center make it easily accessible to pretty much everything in the city. Its accommodations are spacious and comfortable. While you’ll want to stick around and lounge in the cushy beds or take advantage of a first class spa, this hotel has a world class restaurant and bar, complete with drinks and dancing. With all of this available, you’ll never want to leave the hotel.

The Oxford Hotel
1600 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 628-5400

This historic hotel opened its doors in 1891 but the accommodations are still on par with the best hotels in the city. Marrying old and new in a classy and sophisticated manner, this hotel will have you walking in the shoes of historical figures while lying in your comfy bed and watching a flat screen TV. Its bar, the Cruise Room, is known for cocktails and a cool Art Deco interior. The Oxford is located next to Union Station, putting it right in the heart of Lodo. The hotel has a spa and a gym, so if you want to keep fit while you’re away from home, you can pop in and get in your workout.

The Brown Palace
321 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 297-3111

When it comes to luxury hotels in Denver, The Brown Palace is the first one that comes to mind. Another historic locale, this hotel has accommodated everyone from bands to dignitaries. Every room in the hotel is luxurious and beautiful from the Mini Palaces rooms to the Top of the Brown. You can even stay in the Beatles Suite – the same room in which the iconic group stayed in 1964. Along with its history of famous guests, the Brown Palace also has an award-winning restaurant with fine cuisine, afternoon tea, champagne brunch and much more. Treat yourself to elegance and all of the perks of luxury at this hotel.

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Hotel Teatro
1100 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 228-1100

Another award-winning hotel, Hotel Teatro is located a block away from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. It has also been voted one of the “Top 500 Hotels in the World” five times by Travel and Leisure magazine. The hotel offers a chic urban experience in the middle of a vibrant part of the city. It is easily accessible to attractions, bars and restaurants, though the hotel itself offers some delicious food. A wide selection of rooms, coupled with a popular local restaurant and its pet-friendly policy, this is a luxury hotel that is worth every penny.

Hyatt Regency Denver at the Convention Center
650 15th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 436-1234

With a top floor bar that offers breathtaking views of the city and the Front Range mountains, the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Convention Center is a great locale for city residents and guests. Many of its rooms are newly renovated, offering sleek and modern decor which brings a true city experience. It is conveniently located near the Pavilions, the Colorado Convention Center and the 16th Street Mall, so guests are mere blocks away from the city’s best attractions. Its restaurants are also located at the top of the building, so you can take in the view during a leisurely dinner.

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